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Assistant Fire Chief Frederick R. "Bob" Seibel III

Hall of Legends, Legacies and Leaders, Inductee #48 Hall of Legends, Legacies and Leaders, Inductee #48
Frederick R. "Bob" Seibel III

Hall of Legends, Legacies and Leaders, Inductee #48
Frederick R. "Bob" Seibel III
Fire Chief & Educator
Born: December 12, 1931
Died: April 9, 2020


National Fire Heritage Center, Hall of Legends, Legacies and Leaders, Inductee #48, Assistant Fire Chief Frederick R. "Bob" Seibel III, passed away April 9, 2020, at home with family. Chief Seibel faithfully served in fire and emergency services organizations at the federal, state, county, and municipal levels for more than 62 years. He began his fire service career as a volunteer in 1955, serving as Firefighter, Driver Operator, Company Officer, Assistant Chief, Deputy Chief, Fire Chief, President, Corresponding Secretary, and Treasurer in the Cape St. Claire Volunteer Fire Company. Chief Seibel began his Navy fire service career as a Firefighter at the Naval Engineering Experiment Station and retired as Assistant Fire Chief at the United States Naval Academy. He is survived by his wife Ola Jean, five children, nine grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and one great-great-great-grandchild. Chief Seibel's body was donated to science, and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.


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PIO Christopher Baker
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  • Address: 17701 Creamery Road  Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727
  • Phone: (210) 380-8364
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